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  • Alzheimer's Support Group

    Agency: Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care

    Provides an Alzheimer's support group.

  • Health/Disability Related Support Groups

    Agency: Waverly Health Center

    Our support groups provide help for a variety of life situations. Caregivers are encouraged to bring their loved ones with Alzheimer’s/dementia to share in a separate music therapy session, led by WHC’s board-certified music therapist. No musical background is needed.

  • Laryngectomy Support Group

    Agency: Laryngectomy Club

    4/7/2021 - our club has not meet for over a year due to the virus and that the Urbandale Library has not been open due to the virus. There will be no May 2021 meeting at this point. Hope to resume in August 2021Provides a support group for laryngectomees (persons with no vocal cords) and their spouses, family, and friends in an informational and so...

  • Health/Disability Support Group

    Agency: Madison County Memorial Hospital

    HEALTH RELATED SUPPORT GROUPS are set up based on need. Neurological Support Group meetings fourth Tuesday of every month in the main floor conference room. Free. Group is for patient or caregiver and includes Parkinson's, Lou Gehrig's, Alzheimer's, Huntington's or any other affliction that has brought on neurological challenges. Call for times.

  • Reach to Recovery

    Agency: American Cancer Society

    Program matches trained volunteer breast cancer survivors to people living with breast cancer through face to face visits or by phone.

  • Aphasia Group

    Agency: MercyOne - Des Moines

    A support group for stroke survivors and their families who deal with the affects of aphasia. Emphasis of the group is on socialization and education to improve communication skills. Meetings can vary from community outings (i.e. visiting restaurants, local attractions) to participation in speech drill exercises to improve conversational speech.

  • Aphasia Support Group

    Agency: Genesis Health System

    Support group for Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) or brain-injury survivors and their family members, caregivers, and friends.  Provides education on issues affecting CVA and support for all involved.  Aphasia is an impairment of the ability to use or comprehend words, usually acquired as a result of stroke or other brain injury.

  • Autism Support Group

    Agency: Autism Family Network

    Support for parents and children with autism.  Recreation opportunities.

  • A.L.S. Support Group

    Agency: Muscular Dystrophy Association

    A support group for patients with A.L.S, family, and interested others.

  • Health Support Groups

    Agency: CHI Health Good Samaritan

    Breast Cancer Support Group meets the second and third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Rosenlof Conference Room at the Cancer Center; (308) 865-7291Cancer support groups include Look Good, Feel Better and A Time to Heal

  • Brain Injury Support Groups

    Agency: Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa

    Links individuals with brain injuries to support groups around the state and provide encouragement and emotional support to survivors of brain injury and their families. Call or email for detailed information.

  • Brain Tumor Support Group

    Agency: CHI Health

    Support for patients with brain tumors or brain metastases and their family members.

  • Living with Cancer Lunch and Learn

    Agency: CHI Health

    Groups for cancer patients and family members.  Meets once a month at noon and rotates campuses. 

  • Cancer Survivorship Support

    Agency: A Time to Heal Cancer Foundation

    Free programs assist people who have just finished cancer treatment; whose cancer has reoccurred, or who have chronic or advanced cancer. The support extends to caregivers and includes: --Survivorship 101 - For cancer patients and their caregivers, the research-based weekly classes to increase hope, resilience, quality of life and happiness.--Brain...

  • Breast Cancer Support Group

    Agency: Methodist Health System

    Cancer support for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

  • Cancer Support

    Agency: Cancer Hope Network

    Provides free one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. Each volunteer is at least one year post-treatment or successfully undergoing maintenance therapies. They have faced more than 80 cancer types and speak 15 languages. Offers support from diagnosis, through treatment and into recovery. The TACT (Talking About C...

  • Cancer Really Sucks

    Agency: Gems of Hope Inc

    A website built by teenagers for teenagers who have loved ones facing cancer. Offers on line support. 

  • Cancer Support Groups

    Agency: UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

    Offers support groups for cancer patients, survivors, family members and friends. Each support group is designed to provide emotional, educational and practical support. Call for locations and times for support group information. 

  • Cancer Survivorship Group

    Agency: Nebraska Medicine

    9/18/2020-Covid-19 Update: This group now meets virtually due to Covid related restrictions. Please call for detailsEducational and support group concerned with survivorship issues for people with a cancer history, their family, friends, or health care professionals.Education presented by health care and community speakers.

  • What About Us

    Agency: Gems of Hope Inc

    A free program that utilizes structure activities to help children ages 5-12 identify, communicate and cope with their feelings when someone close to them has been diagnosed with cancer. 

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